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    Request for sparrow ID, California Bay area - Santa Clara

    I'm very new to identifying sparrows and there are many species, some vagrant, being reported in this region. I believe I've only seen Chipping Sparrow in the Sierra Nevada near Tahoe in breeding plumage which was an easy ID. This looks like it could be a female or juvenile Chipping Sparrow...
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    Hello from the CA bay area

    Hello world! My name's James Lawson. I'm a beginner birder, my interest was sparked by a pair of Great Horned Owls who began their evening excursions in the eucalyptus trees behind the Jamba Juice I use to work at in Laurelwood, San Mateo CA. Since then I've made many forays into the State...
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    Warbler Identification help desired:

    Thank you so much all, I greatly appreciate it!
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    Warbler Identification help desired:

    I just did an ebird species range map and it looks that's one of the most frequent out-of-range warblers to pop up on that part of the coast, totally looks like it to me while checking blackpoll photos now. Thank you so much! Immature blackpoll sounds good to me!!
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    Warbler Identification help desired:

    Hello all, I hope I'm doing this correctly as I'm new to this forum. I was birding a ranch at the Point Reyes National Seashore north of the San Francisco Bay area in California on 9/19/17, a place that is notorious for vagrant warblers during fall and I'm having trouble distinguishing the...